Financial Support Specialist

University of Manitoba - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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At the University of Manitoba our strength lies in our community — individuals who are driven by curiosity and work together to shape a better world.

Our commitment to discovery encompasses everything we do; from the education we offer students to the workplace we offer employees. Experience top benefits, world-class facilities and a community that inspires one another to carve their own path.

Recognized as one of Manitoba’s Top 25 Employers for the eighth consecutive year and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, the U of M is ready to help you take the next step in your career!

The role:

Under the general direction of the Senior Financial Officer, College of Medicine, the Financial Support Specialist is responsible for various financial support functions for the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.

Responsibilities include ongoing monitoring of faculty trust and endowments and research funds. The incumbent will be required to work in consultation with Donor Relations, Financial Aid and Awards, Treasury and Research Accounting for appropriate maintenance.

The qualifications and experience we’re looking for:

  • A University degree is required, with a major in accounting or finance preferred.
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum level of Capstone 1 of the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Professional Education Program (PEP).
  • Three years of directly-related experience working independently with financial analysis is preferred.
  • Knowledge of regulations, policies and procedures of the University, particularly those pertaining to finance.
  • An acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Why the University of Manitoba?

Along with being one of Manitoba’s top employers, we are proud to provide a collaborative and enriching work environment. In addition to a strong compensation package with a competitive salary, the University provides an exceptional workplace that includes:

  • Comprehensive group benefits program and pension plan.
  • Competitive vacation time
  • Access to the university’s state-of-the-art fitness facilities.
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program.
  • A full spectrum of professional development opportunities.

Ready to take the next step in your career? Apply today through the University of Manitoba’s career portal, UM Careers where you will find the full job specification:

Closing Date: March 20, 2020

Applications will only be accepted if you apply on UM Careers.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact 204-474-8371. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of "The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy" (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae will be provided to participating members of the search process.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent